Another major Heisman indicator. Mark Ingram is the winner of the final Scripps-Howard News Service Heisman poll, by a point over Ndamukong Suh. Yours truly voted in this poll all season.
This is shaping up to be the closest Heisman vote in history. Scripps-Howard is a further indicator with Ingram getting 33 points to Suh's 32. Third-place Toby Gerhart actually had the most first-place votes, four. There were 10 voters nationwide. Here is the breakdown:
1. Mark Ingram, RB, Alabama, 33 points (two first-place votes).
2. Ndamukong Suh, DT, Nebraska, 32 (2).
3. Toby Gerhart, RB, Stanford, 29 (4).
4. Colt McCoy, QB, Texas, 16 (1).
5 (tie). Tim Tebow, QB, Florida, 7 (1); C.J. Spiller, RB, Clemson, 7.
Others receiving votes: Houston QB Case Keenum 5, TCU DE Jerry Hughes, 1.